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Conference Dates: Friday, May 18, 2007–Saturday, May 19, 2007
Location: International House at the University of Chicago

The University of Chicago hosted a symposium on oil for students, faculty, the general public, and the press in May 2007. Topics addressed included:

* Global petroleum and energy markets
* Alternative energy sources
* International diplomacy and natural resources
* United States domestic energy policy
* The science and engineering of oil production
* Democracy, governance, and war in oil exporting countries

This conference was hosted by Chicago Society, a student organization at the University of Chicago which sponsors events aimed at building ties between students and the leading figures of the academic, political, scientific, cultural, and intellectual worlds.

Petroleum: Prospects and Politics The University of Chicago

    • Social Sciences

Conference Dates: Friday, May 18, 2007–Saturday, May 19, 2007
Location: International House at the University of Chicago

The University of Chicago hosted a symposium on oil for students, faculty, the general public, and the press in May 2007. Topics addressed included:

* Global petroleum and energy markets
* Alternative energy sources
* International diplomacy and natural resources
* United States domestic energy policy
* The science and engineering of oil production
* Democracy, governance, and war in oil exporting countries

This conference was hosted by Chicago Society, a student organization at the University of Chicago which sponsors events aimed at building ties between students and the leading figures of the academic, political, scientific, cultural, and intellectual worlds.

    • video
    United States Government Perspective Global Energy Security

    United States Government Perspective Global Energy Security

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    Introduction by Robert Zimmer, President, University of Chicago; Keynote Address by The Honorable Alan S. Hegburg, U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Energy for International Energy Policy. Session 1 of the conference "Petroleum: Prospects and Politics." Sponsored by the Chicago Society. Co-sponsored by the Student Government of the University of Chicago, The Graduate School of Business at the University of Chicago, The George J. Stigler Center for the Study of the Economy and the State, The Global Voices Fund at International House, The Norman Wait Harris Fund at the Center for International Studies, The College of the University of Chicago, The Office of Community Affairs at the University of Chicago, and The Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    United States Government Perspective Global Energy Security (audio)

    United States Government Perspective Global Energy Security (audio)

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    Introduction by Robert Zimmer, President, University of Chicago; Keynote Address by The Honorable Alan S. Hegburg, U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Energy for International Energy Policy. Session 1 of the conference "Petroleum: Prospects and Politics." Sponsored by the Chicago Society. Co-sponsored by the Student Government of the University of Chicago, The Graduate School of Business at the University of Chicago, The George J. Stigler Center for the Study of the Economy and the State, The Global Voices Fund at International House, The Norman Wait Harris Fund at the Center for International Studies, The College of the University of Chicago, The Office of Community Affairs at the University of Chicago, and The Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    • video
    United States Energy Policy and Oil Alternatives

    United States Energy Policy and Oil Alternatives

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    A panel featuring James Bartis, Senior Policy Researcher at RAND Corporation; former Vice President, Science Applications International Corporation; Cofounder, Eos Technologies; Roger H. Bezdek, President of Management Information Services, Inc.; former Special Advisor on Energy in the Office of the Secretary of the Treasury; and Vito A. Stagliano, Director of Research at the National Commission on Energy Policy; former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Energy for Policy. Session 3 of the conference "Petroleum: Prospects and Politics." Sponsored by the Chicago Society. Co-sponsored by the Student Government of the University of Chicago, The Graduate School of Business at the University of Chicago, The George J. Stigler Center for the Study of the Economy and the State, The Global Voices Fund at International House, The Norman Wait Harris Fund at the Center for International Studies, The College of the University of Chicago, The Office of Community Affairs at the University of Chicago, and The Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies.

    • 2 hrs 1 min
    United States Energy Policy and Oil Alternatives (audio)

    United States Energy Policy and Oil Alternatives (audio)

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    A panel featuring James Bartis, Senior Policy Researcher at RAND Corporation; former Vice President, Science Applications International Corporation; Cofounder, Eos Technologies; Roger H. Bezdek, President of Management Information Services, Inc.; former Special Advisor on Energy in the Office of the Secretary of the Treasury; and Vito A. Stagliano, Director of Research at the National Commission on Energy Policy; former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Energy for Policy. Session 3 of the conference "Petroleum: Prospects and Politics." Sponsored by the Chicago Society. Co-sponsored by the Student Government of the University of Chicago, The Graduate School of Business at the University of Chicago, The George J. Stigler Center for the Study of the Economy and the State, The Global Voices Fund at International House, The Norman Wait Harris Fund at the Center for International Studies, The College of the University of Chicago, The Office of Community Affairs at the University of Chicago, and The Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies.

    • 2 hrs 1 min
    • video
    Securing the International Oil Supply

    Securing the International Oil Supply

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    A panel featuring David Goldwyn, President of Goldwyn International Strategies LLC; Senior Fellow in the Energy Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies; former Assistant Secretary of Energy for International Affairs; Scott Nauman, Manager of Economics and Energy in Corporate Planning for ExxonMobil Corporation; and Michael Klare, Five College Professor of Peace and World Security Studies. Moderated by Roger Myerson, The William C. Norby Professor in Economics at the University of Chicago. Session 2 of the conference "Petroleum: Prospects and Politics." Sponsored by the Chicago Society. Co-sponsored by the Student Government of the University of Chicago, The Graduate School of Business at the University of Chicago, The George J. Stigler Center for the Study of the Economy and the State, The Global Voices Fund at International House, The Norman Wait Harris Fund at the Center for International Studies, The College of the University of Chicago, The Office of Community Affairs at the University of Chicago, and The Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies.

    • 1 hr 39 min
    Securing the International Oil Supply (audio)

    Securing the International Oil Supply (audio)

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    A panel featuring David Goldwyn, President of Goldwyn International Strategies LLC; Senior Fellow in the Energy Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies; former Assistant Secretary of Energy for International Affairs; Scott Nauman, Manager of Economics and Energy in Corporate Planning for ExxonMobil Corporation; and Michael Klare, Five College Professor of Peace and World Security Studies. Moderated by Roger Myerson, The William C. Norby Professor in Economics at the University of Chicago. Session 2 of the conference "Petroleum: Prospects and Politics." Sponsored by the Chicago Society. Co-sponsored by the Student Government of the University of Chicago, The Graduate School of Business at the University of Chicago, The George J. Stigler Center for the Study of the Economy and the State, The Global Voices Fund at International House, The Norman Wait Harris Fund at the Center for International Studies, The College of the University of Chicago, The Office of Community Affairs at the University of Chicago, and The Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies.

    • 1 hr 38 min

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